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locking

mechanical obstruction within a joint that results in the prohibition of movement throughout its range, e.g. the inability to fully flex the knee or move from a fixed position. In sport the knee is the most common joint to 'lock', often as a result of a loose body or meniscal tear. false locking may occur as a result of severe muscle spasm, e.g. of the hamstring muscles, causing limitation of movement at the knee.
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When selecting locking primitives, you must consider hardware forces imposed from below and design forces imposed from above.
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First, a half-nut and threaded-tiebar locking system fixes the moving platen to the tiebars.
Its locking mechanism relies on "calipers" to engage the deeply notched tiebars as they project through the stationary platen.
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develops, manufactures and sells a series of physical locking systems for the transportation and shipping industries collectively known as the WAR-LOK(TM) Security System.
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Schlage CM standalone locking products provide features found traditionally with online, networked systems.
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The WAR-LOK TSK-50 package includes a TL-10 (a cast steel barrier box with a reusable, removable, keyed locking device that fits securely over the hasp of most trailers with swing-out doors), TKP-10 (a king pin lock designed for dropped trailers), TAB-10 (a truck air brake lock that protects idling trucks from theft by completely encasing the air valves), TGH-10 (a glad hand lock that protects a trailer's air brake system from being connected to the tractor) and a Top Security Padlock, all in a convenient carrying case.
Each product's locking core is designed with a flat-keyed locking system.
IR Security & Safety Electronic Control Systems today announced that California Baptist University is using Schlage computer-managed (CM) locking systems to secure several computer labs, the campus bookstore, and a game room.